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601 School Street
Coraopolis, PA, 15108
United States

Welcome to Coraopolis History Archive!  On this site, the history of Cory, PA comes alive through the images and stories of those who have called Coraopolis home throughout the years.  Come browse through historic postcards or read about the history of the businesses and industrialists that put Coraopolis on the map.  Also featured is Maiden City Blog, which explains the story of the borough through engaging posts. Looking for volunteer opportunities to make our community better? Coraopolis History Archive has that as well!  Check us out and tell a friend!


History Research Archive for the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, near Moon Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, including Coraopolis Cemeteries, Coraopolis Maps, Coraopolis Industries, and Coraopolis Photographs.

Second Presbyterian Church

second presbyterian church

  • Location: 1101 Vance Ave (corner of Vance & Fleming)

  • Purchased for $2,000 (capacity of 350)

  • Founded: early 1900s by Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Vaclav Losa

  • Dedicated April 3, 1910

  • Congregation largely ethnically Slovak and Bohemian

  • Presbyterian Missionary Training School, 4 year school

  • Church Records: unknown

Second Presbyterian Church and Rev Frank Svacha, Pastor.jpg

Histories below were taken from the 1924 Coraopolis High School Review, pages 106-107, and Edward S. Maurey "Where the West Began" page 64-65.